(MURFREESBORO) The National Weather Service has Rutherford and surrounding counties under FLOOD WATCH conditions The FLOOD WATCH was issued at 2:30AM Sunday morning (9/4/2022) and is in effect through Monday (9/5/2022) evening. You should be prepared now through Monday evening to take action should FLASH FLOOD warnings be issued.
A portion of Middle Tennessee, including Bedford, Cannon, Cheatham, Clay, Coffee, Cumberland, Davidson, De Kalb, Dickson, Fentress, Grundy, Hickman, Houston, Humphreys, Jackson, Lewis, Macon, Marshall, Maury, Montgomery, Overton, Perry, Pickett, Putnam, Robertson, Rutherford, Smith, Stewart, Sumner, Trousdale, Van Buren, Warren, White, Williamson and Wilson counties.
The ground in many areas is already saturated with heavy rain. Excessive runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations.
Be aware that 2 to 4 inches of rainfall, with higher totals--are possible through Monday. That is on-top of the 2 to 3 inches rain that we have already received over the last 24 hours, including several areas that received 4 to 7 inches--FLASH FLOODING is possible!
This is when LOCAL RADIO help. Stay tuned to WGNS (Murfreesboro FM 101.9 and AM 1450, and in Smyrna on FM 100.5). WGNS will interrupt regular programming anytime, 24-7, with updates from our own Weatherology meteorologists, WGNS news team, as well as the NOAA weather service.
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